Government and Public Management

Example Job Adverts

Please find below some recent job advertisements sourced by the Careers and Employer Liaison Centre (CELC). 

It should be noted that this is not an exhaustive list, but is merely meant to demonstrate the employment opportunities available to graduates of this discipline.

Attorney-General's Department (Office for Youth), Assistant Policy Officer

Duties: The Assistant Policy Officer is accountable to the Senior Policy and Programs Officer(s), Youth Health and Wellbeing, for a range of diverse administrative, research and information management tasks that assist the Youth Engagement and Wellbeing team to achieve its objective. The incumbent will be responsible to the Senior Policy and Programs Officer(s) Youth Health and Wellbeing in assisting and/or supporting in the development and delivery of youth strategies and initiatives to achieve the Youth Engagement and Wellbeing team’s goals and in accordance with related government/departmental policies and procedures.

WorkCover, Policy Officer, Strategy and Government Relations

Are you looking for a career in policy?  An exciting opportunity exists within WorkCoverSA’s Strategy and Government Relations team. The Policy Officer will contribute to the analysis and development of policy and relationships with government in the areas of workers compensation through working collaboratively on research and projects. The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate:

  • ability to undertake research and data analysis using the results to prepare high quality written reports
  • ability to liaise, consult and establish effective relationships
  • sound understanding of political and public policy environments
  • well developed personal organisational skills and sense of urgency.

Candidates who have completed a Bachelor Degree will be accepted from a wide range of disciplines relevant to this area; including Commerce, Economics, Statistics, Politics, Public Policy or Health Services Management. Other relevant qualifications and disciplines may also be considered. Candidates will also be assessed based on their ability to demonstrate personal and professional alignment with WorkCover’s organisational values, which are critical to our success.  These include: Professional Excellence, Achievement, Respect and Integrity.

KPMG, Graduate Position (Public Sector Strategy & Governance) 

As one of the world’s leading professional services firms, we help organisations in over 140 countries work smarter, grow and prosper. Here in Australia, we employ nearly 5,000 people across 13 offices and work with some of the most high profile public and private names.

Our open and friendly culture encourages you to explore and share new ideas, and build a successful and individual career at your own pace.

At KPMG we’re open minded about people. Our standards are high but we’re interested in the person, not just an academic record. We’re looking for talented people. People who are team players, progressive thinkers and can communicate their ideas with passion. People who keep on learning, who want to be leaders in their profession and who want to make a difference.

We are seeking students in the final year of a Politics and/or Policy & Governance related degree.